A Low-Cost Hardware Interpolation System for DNC

  • M. Simpson
  • D. French
  • W. Little
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Abstract

The diagram in figure 1 shows a configuration for controlling a number of machine tools from an on-line computer. The operator panels (OPC1—OPC4) communicate with their own interpolation units (INTERPI —INTERP4) through the on-line computer.

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© Macmillan Publishers Limited 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Simpson
    • 1
  • D. French
    • 1
  • W. Little
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of WaterlooWaterloo, OntarioCanada

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